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, and they really do look at me like i'm on medication when i tell them, the deficit is falling pretty sharply. this mode of fiscal restraint is grossly underappreciated. i will talk about that in a minute or two. this mood of fiscal restraint will persist as long as one thing continues and that is republican control of the house. toill leave it to dr. cook give us his analysis of where the houses added after the 2014 election. i think this theme has legs and will continue for quite some time. before this,d me what about all the gridlock in washington? i would agree that we look dysfunctional in this city but i would also say that we have had some fairly interesting breakthroughs in the last two or three months. we got a budget deal with paul ryan and patty murray. i think paul ryan is growing as a politician, not as reflexively conservative. i think he was willing to even look at some modest revenue increases. we got a farm bill. it wasn't great but we got a farm bill and most importantly, you see clear signs from the republican leadership in the house that they did not want a crisis over the
has supported, would reduce our deficit by hundreds of billions f $s, finally secure our border, restore the rule of law within our country, and ensure that never again do we have millions of people in this country illegally. more than a year ago, the new democratic coalition helped pave the way in immigration reform with a list of detailed principles on immigration reform. it will reduce democratic back logs, reunite families, create jobs for americans and spur competitiveness. in august we issued a letter to speaker boehner demanding he introduce a comprehensive immigration reform bill and if he failed to to so, we would introdouse our own. no bill was forthcoming so new democratic co-legislation members worked with a diverse group of colleagues on both sides of the aisle to introduce the house's only bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill, h.r. 15, last october. since then, we have met with countless stake holders from business owners to law enforcement to agriculture to the faith-based community. all who support moving the ball forward and support our bill, h.r. 15
it toward deficit reduction and investing in america, our roads, our bridges, our schools our health care system, our priorities demand it and require it, afghanistan is now the most corrupt nation in the world. afghanistan supplies more illegal drugs to the rest of the world than any -- all the rest of the nations combined. it's time to end our involvement and stop that shameful waste of american taxpayers' and patriots' blood and treasure. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so order. mr. mcdermott: mr. speaker, you listen to the other side, you'd think that the costs of the environmental protection agency's efforts to reduce demrobal warming and to protect our environment are breaking the back of our economy. but it's hardly the case. what's really beginning to break the back of our economy is the cost associated with extreme weather events. from hurricane sandy to the droughts in the midwest and the
applaud the fact there is over $200 billion of deficit reduction in the affordable care act if we can find additional savings and replace lost revenue, we are certainly open to that discussion. i rise in celebration of having width stood 50 repeal votes. we are ready for the next 50. we use these opportunities to highlight the american people on the benefits of the affordable care act. and to say we are ready to have a real discussion with republicans to exert our legislative privilege to make changes. in the absence of that we applaud the president in using the ability that is we gave him under the act to help make sure the affordable care act truly makes health care more affordable for american families. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado reserves. the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: i yield myself two minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized, two minutes. mr. burgess: mr. speaker, here's the affordable care act. the president said it's the law of the land. how does it describe the effective date for the individu
business can qualify at start-upny.com >>> it is a plan that will not add to our deficit over the next decade. it brings down our deficit by more than $1 trillion over the next two decades. >> which will go a long way towards controlling these costs. that costs are going down. >> president obama promised you that the affordable care act would cut healthcare costs. we now know, that's not true. the most recent cbo estimate is that obamacare will cost more than 2 trillion over the next decade. a new report by senator tom coburn shows it will be even more than that way more. maybe even 31,000% more. how does he know? senator coburn joins us. nice to see you, sir. >> good to see you hard to understand. >> that's the history how good we are at estimating costs. you just take what the cbo said this year versus what they said when the bill was passed. we are now twice as much as what they said. >> you go back to 1966? >> no. i'm talking just about the affordable care act. a trillion dollars. >> that's 31,000%? >> no. well, that's a doubling of what they thought it was going to cost over the l
because of legislation that congress passed last year to address the deficits, chronic deficits in the national flood insurance program. they are undoing the work to providing relief. the house will take up an energy bill -- one which will restrict the epa's regulation of carbon emissions by coal-fired plants. this is a big priority of utilities. it would require any limits for new plants to be based on existing technology. that is -- it will be a theme this week. there will be several energy bills, just like there was a theme last week about excessive regulation. >> adriel bettelheim, we thank you for the lookahead. as always sir, thank you for your time. >> my pleasure, sir. >> on the next washington journal, national review columnist talks about us -- joins us to talk about the tea party. followed by randi weingarten. we are joined with daniel in the council of foreign relations. washington journal is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> is this a technique you hope will prove fruitful? reagan hadour of less to do with the hollywood roots per se. ofwasn't the climber hollywood exact
of the apparel tax cut coming awake, the sequestered going into affect, and other sharp sources of deficit-reduction. we don't have any of that in 2014. consumers are more be leveraged, have been by some measure on record since 1980. and as a result, i think we are in a stronger position for consumer spending this year. what we would like to see is investment following that. national savings is an important issue in its own right. i don't think it is an important determinant of investment in the short run. i think it is an important determinant of the sustainability of our overall economy of the medium and long run. net national savings including the federal sector of the corporate sector and the individual sector which has actually risen a lot and lost couple of years. as a result we have seen our current account deficit as share of the economy fall to lost his been since the 1990's. i think that is the direction and the movement you would want to see for sustainability. terms of the of the policy issues you raised we're looking at a wide range of basic health, you know, continue to stren
that will be unveiled in about a week. he's going to turn away from deficit reduction, go to government spending. he doesn't call it stimulus, spending but instead calls it investment. infrastructure, highway repair issues will create jobs and help obviously in terms of rebuilding the country. the president in the blue state of minnesota rather than going to red states, more republican states where health care may be unpopular. interesting. bill clinton as you know was in kentucky trying to help out alison grimes, a democratic senate candidate trying to take the seat currently held by republican mitch mcconnell. when senate majority leader harry reid was pressed on why president obama isn't going out to red states, he had an interesting answer. >> we have one president that's been going every place and that's clinton. he's traveling around campaigning for everybody doing a great job. >> there you have the top senate democrat suggesting the former president may be a better asset right now than the current president. bottom line, though, of course, we'll see president obama, current president, raising
? >> anything would help. >> thanks for reading them. how do you rain? >> deficit but yeah curb your enthusiasm. >>> a local spelling bee. >> about 50 students across the bay area find out if training started months ago when tens of thousands of students faced off in their schools. 150 school winners then competed in the written spelling bee and today find out if they move on. >> we'll have our own competition for the next two weeks leading up to the bee in the spirit. we'll have our own word of the day. i always wanted to be. >> i have to warn you, i used to win spelling bees. >> i did too. so did mark twain. i will before my time. >> i'm so nervous, by the way. >> this is a word from the french. >> okay. >> it's easy. >> okay. >> impasse. >> seriously? >> no, impasse. >> okay. here we go. i-m-p-a-s-s-e. impasse. >> yes, very good. nicely done. >> that was an easy one. give me a harder one that that. what do i get? a trophy? >> a high five from me. hungry raccoon learns hard lesson about messing with a mother's babies. that story is coming up. >> i know frank mallicoat likes to call in sick b
. >> the other thing is how weak the ukrainian government is, they have been running deficits, they have almost no money in their treasury. so what do you need to be strong? you need a good economy, right? >> we solved it all. >> next, mitt romney and sarah palin warned years ago about what is happening in russia today. they were mocked by president obama and others on the whole left. we have the tape. >>> and later, stars, selfies, and slices at the academy awards last night. stay tuned for our thoughts on the big show on this big show. >>> so, sarah palin could see russia from her house, or rather putin's threats. she warned us in 2008 if barack obama wins, his indecision and moral equivalence may spur putin to invade ukraine. she was mocked for it because as you know, she talks funny and stuff. who could forget the debate that obama had a lame joke that poked fun at mitt for calling him a foe. >> russia is a geopolitical foe. excuse me, it's a geopolitical foe, and i said in the same paragraph, i said, and iran is the greatest national security threat we face. russia does continue to battle
the middle class or continue to reduce the deficits responsible he -- responsibly while taking steps to grow and strengthen the middle class. the american people have made clear time and again which approach they prefer, which is the approach that my budget offers and why i'm going to fight for it this year and in the years to come as president. >> the proposed military budget for 2015 is 570 $5 billion. the pentagon is seeking an additional $79.4 billion in war funding, even though most u.s. troops are supposed to withdraw from afghanistan by the end of the year. won al giant chevron has major victory in a lawsuit it brought against victims of its pollution in the war. a group of indigenous ash indigenous plaintiffs won a landmark $9 billion judgment in 2011 for widespread contamination resulting from toxic dumping by texaco, which chevron later bought. chevron sued the victims and the the u.s.torney -- and attorney. on tuesday, u.s. district judge lewis kaplan agreed, ruling the plaintiffs used "corrupt means" and barred collection of their $9 billion judgment in the united states. in a st
, the deficits are going on and they are ridiculous. cut the military budgets, they do not have the money for different things. i live in baltimore city. years lived here over 33 and our mayor is such a manipulator. this is how bad it is. mayoryears ago, our manipulator that she is, she is good at selling stuff. million dollars in federal funds for infrastructure and used them to pave the roads in the downtown district, which were not in bad shape, so they could meet the requirements to have a race on labor day. what it really was, the organizers of open wheel racing -- it failed for three years. the second year she told these whopping lies about the revenue. host: julian, greensboro, north carolina. caller: it is your responsible to invest in infrastructure as the government. if you look back in the industrial revolution, the technological advances in transportation would have been impossible without the investment of private investors. the government has not been one to advance the technology. it is up to private investors to put that money out. if you look at your report card, 3.6 tril
. right away there is a deficit, no. >> no the president is not the one doing that there is somebody at a cabinet level who doing most of that work. i think we have seen. we have had secretaries of state, we had condoleezza rice. we had hillary clinton who have been able to interact with these people. >> let me throw this at you because i know this is going to happen. say hillary clinton, and she is the only woman in play right now is elected. you know the chinese are going to test her right away. they are going to move warships into certain areas and they are going to bing bing bing. let's see what we have here. they did the same thing with barack obama. they tested. they tested. they tested. all right, to see what he has barack obama dropped drones on him and i think hillary clinton absolutely would drop drones on them. i think she would probably up the drone drop knowing mrs. clinton. putin is going to do it. chinese going to do it. certainly north korea is going to do it. they will snatch okay americans. they will kidnap them. he they will do all of that just to see how it goes,
loophole and we'll raise taxes on very rich people because we do have a significant deficit and we're printing money and it's time to act responsibly. >> michael far, we appreciate that. still to come, we're watching arizona where the governor is expected to make a major announcement at this hour about the religious freedom bill that we've been talking about. we'll be there live. >>> paula deen with a significant new investment. an announcement to make. is it a sign that america has forgiven her from using the "n" word. >>> what prompted spike lee to go on this profanity ridden rant? >> get the [ bleep ] out of here. no, i can't do that. get the [ bleep ] out of here. i can't do that. nvestment isn't the only return i'm looking forward to... for some, every dollar is earned with sweat, sacrifice, courage. which is why usaa is honored to help our members with everything from investing for retirement to saving for college. our commitment to current and former military members and their families is without equal. ...and let in the dog that woke the man who drove to the control room [
and deficit and entitlement reform and all of those things. this president likes his government super sized. this budget will never balance. and i think the president wants taxpayers to pay more so that washington can spend more >> what i read is he is asking for million in new spending. does that go anywhere? >> i don't think it does. last time he had a budget, not even any of the democrats voted for it. his policies make it harder to get back to work. >> $17.4 trillion is the debt clock. that is ridiculous. in three years from now, you will be $19 trillion? how is that acceptable to anybody? trying balance a book in washington, d.c. >> what we will see is the fastest growing part of the budget is interest on the debt. the president added $6.9 trillion in the debt. this continues to be a driving issue for the country. you know, we are not going to be able to sustain the safety net with this debt and interest. >> i think the viewers get it, too. what other republican options do we have? >> the options are to say let's deal with the issues we know get people back to work. we have a health ca
in new tax. he cuts the military greatly in my opinion not for deficit reduction but for more domestic spending. it just shows the priorities have moved farther to the left and the point i'm trying to make here we have three years left of this administration and we have divided government. normally in a situation like that you would try to fine common ground, work forward common ground. he's moving away from that and tacked hard to the left. yes you could say that's because we're in an election year and that may be why. it's happening nevertheless. i don't know the reasons but he's moving to the left and it makes it hard to bridge to the gap. >> democrats will say they have tried to extend a hand and have not been reciprocated. >> we have a budget agreement. i want to see us build on that success. >> give me a preview of what the paul ryan budget will look like. in years past a lot of the saving have come from overhauling medicare and medicaid. are those proposals include in the paul ryan 2015 budget. >> those programs are going bankrupt and need to be restored, need to be solvent beli
remained overvalued despite an account deficit. >> reporter: the debt of the country has been falling, though, as a result, yields have been rising. they're not worried you're not going to be able to reservice it. are you worried about a restructuring? >> we are not worried, but ukraine needs external help for the next year or two. i think with sensible economic policies and with international support from the imf, u.s. and the eu, we can return to the market back within six months, maximum. >> reporter: if you listen to a discussion about ukraine and the united states, it's all about this is the eu or russia, a forced choice, some kind of big monumental decision for ukraine. do you see it so divided, choosing between eu and russia? >> ukrainians would not want to make it look like this. it wants help from all of its neighbors including russia and on the other side, but the majority of the population definitely supports european standards of business, democracy, free market economy. >> reporter: thanks so much for joining us, mr. fiala. we really appreciate it. tomas fiala, ceo of dra
the nucleus to correct from deficits for tell burterrible illnesses to pt blindness in the third person providing that healthy dna. all the characteristics of what may be a person of than an illness are conveyed by the biological parents. i don't have a problem with that. if all you are donating is the healthy environment in which the traits that belong to two biological parents are to grow, that seems okay to me. stuart: it will be taking a bit further, won't it? you are getting designer babies. >> now allow anonymous and oregon donation. it deprives the offspring of knowing their biological parents. will not even consider this. donate or over him. so is a kid doesn't know who the dad or mom is. what o you need to know that for? it is the key to who you are spiritually, medically. stuart: i am with you all the way. i'm not sure i see a way of banning it and stopping it when it gets to that kind of situation. how do you stop that? i'm going to touch on one of your favorite subjects. social media apps. you are not a fan of social media, but in this case social media is organizing tyrus.
powerlines in africa. financial prudence dictates we reduce our deficits by not spending the money at all. if we must spend it and must choose between africa or america, mr. speaker, i choose spending it in america. america spends more than $40 billion a year on foreign aid, money we do not have, borrow to get and cannot afford to pay back. mr. speaker, if financial irresponsibility and economic insanity have a home, rest assured they live in washington, d.c. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts seek recognition? >> unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, two months ago emergency unemployment benefits expired for over one million americans, including 20,000 veterans and yet this house has not taken up legislation to provide these workers and families with necessary relief. mr. tierney: i rise to ask immediate action on the unemployment compensation act which pr
's advocate here. the country has a massive deficit. we need the money. so why should the country continue to subsidize the most profitable industry, rather. this this is according to sage works. oil and gas, the energy industry, most profitable. >> well, alex, and i would ask, you know, why should they subsidize the oil industry. and the fact is, they don't. percentage depletion is not a subsidy. it's not a loophole. and that's the thing that's perplexing to me. why, if it's not broken, don't fix it. i would challenge those who would say that to take a look at percentage depletion. it's not a subsidy. it's not a loophole. so i would agree with them on that point. >> okay. back to the politics of all this. this is the latest in a string of policies that have fractured the gop. who is in charge of the party? >> well, i think any time a majority party is outside of the white house, and you could have said the same thing during the bush years with the democrats. you know, there's just a lot of discussion, a lot of chatter out there. if you're in the minority. but the fact is, i think even rep
if you passed obamacare, you were going to save money and was going to help the deficit. i don't even know where they came up with those numbers. then the president had 29 different waivers since that time. so changes in the law. now we know how horrendous the rollout was. now we hear 4 million. the president said it at least five times in the cut we saw. 4 million people have signed up. how many have gone through fulfillment and registered for the program? that's another question. now they expect us to believe that kathleen sebelius never said 7 million. good thing eric has a vcr. >> i think success looks like at least 7 million people having signed up by the end of march 2014. >> yes, that was from my vcr. >> thank you. >> but that's the crazy part. they keep saying things. you know, you're going to save $2500 per family. turns out it's going to cost you $2500 more. you can keep your doctor. you can't keep your doctor. they keep saying things and then months later saying, oh, we never said that. good thing we have those vcrs and tapes and our little editors back there pulling the so
to address the debt and deficit. his vice president told democrats at their retreat that they have no interest and won't push for trade promotional authority. and the president has said his focus will be going around congress instead of working with it. so we have two options. we can follow the president's lead and pack it in for the year, just wait for the election, or we can pursue our own vision and continue to present alternatives to the mess that the president has brought us over the last five years. and that's exactly what we will do. we'll lead and our members will not shy away from advancing better solutions for the american people. it's why our ways and means chairman has commenced a discussion about how to reform our broken tax system. that's why our leaders have outlined a vision for how we would tackle immigration reform. that's why chairman ryan will write a balanced budget that helps save our entitlement programs. and it's why our members will offer an alternative when it comes to obamacare. we'll offer better solutions on jobs, job training, education, and a host of
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